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PhD - Quantum sensor - optically pumped magnetometer

Forschung, Voraus- und Technologieentwicklung
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Robert Bosch GmbH
Magnetic Field Measurement
Quantum Magnetometers
PhD - Quantum sensor - optically pumped magnetometer
JobID REF90436T


  • You join a team of scientists and engineers with long year experience in the development of highly sensitive quantum sensors prototypes for magnetic field measurement.
  • Your objective is development of a miniaturized optically pumped magnetometer (OPM) demonstrator based on Rb vapor cells. The academic supervision will be provided by an internationally renowned expert on optically pumped magnetometers.
  • The intended miniaturized OPM will be a direct step towards highly sensitive measurement of bio-magnetic signals.
  • Starting from experimental realization on an optical table the focus of the work in the second half will be system miniaturization.
  • You will have the opportunity to publish the results of your research and participate in scientific conferences
  • Tasks within the PhD work will be: concept development for miniaturization of OPMs, system design  and modelling, followed by build-up and characterization.


  • Education: You have an excellent MSc degree in physics with a thesis prefereably in experimental atomic or quantum physics.
  • Personality: innovative, curious, and hands-on spirit
  • Working Practice: structured, result-orientated, and strong analytical skills
  • Experience and Knowledge: knowledge in quantum physics combined with practical experience on laboratory setups and typical equipment; experience with micro technologies and sensor design is beneficial
  • Languages: fluent in English (written and spoken), German is beneficial

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Bosch Research
Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI)

The final PhD topic is subject to your university. Duration: 3 years

Please submit all relevant documents (incl. motivation letter, curriculum vitae and certificates).

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